Mayer Brown has been ranked among the top nine U.S. law firms in the corporate transactions market by BTI Consulting. This ranking was based on feedback from more than 150 corporate counsel responsible for transactions at Fortune 1000 and other large companies. BTI stated that Mayer Brown delivers an extraordinary performance in transactions and earns a superior rating in all of the activities that drive market leadership. BTI also noted that Mayer Brown was among clients' top hiring choices in divestitures, friendly mergers, hostile takeovers, private acquisitions, private equity and private mergers. Mayer Brown was also recognized for its strength in Europe.